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China / Censorship #401594

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 17, 1996
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(Studio: Hilary Bowker) Report introduced.

(London: Margaret Lowrie) Announcement of a clampdown in China on the reporting of economic news amidst China's growing belligerence towards the US and Taiwan and domestic dissidents examined. [Royal Institution of International Affairs Richard GRANT - says the decision would affect international media coverage.] [University of London professor David SHAMBAUGH - says China wants to control information in order to control its population.] The possible impact of censorship on international investment in China noted.

(Studio: Bernard Shaw) China's agreement to put the Communist Party's "People's Daily" on the Internet reported.

Bowker, Hilary;
Lowrie, Margaret;
Shaw, Bernard

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